James Madison Papers

To James Madison from John Wayles Eppes, 15 December 1809 (Abstract)

§ From John Wayles Eppes

15 December 1809. Encloses a letter from James P. Preston of Virginia and recommends him for the position of Indian agent in the Louisiana Territory.

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 59, LAR, 1809–17, filed under “Preston”). RC 1 p. Enclosure is Preston to Eppes, 29 Nov. 1809 (2 pp.). St. George Tucker also wrote to JM on Preston’s behalf on 20 Dec. 1809 (ibid.).

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